This year, more summer learning programs than ever are getting social! In addition to popular social media platforms such as Twitter (see SLP twitter highlights on this page), a number of summer learning sites are engaging parents, students, teachers and their communities with fun and informative … [Read more...] about Updated: Engaging SLP parents with summer learning blogs
Beginning this summer, Greater Essex County Public School Board is incorporating ESL into its three-week Camp Wonder program, reports The Windsor Star. Four ESL classes, with a total of just under 100 students, are currently being offered at Begley, Dougall, Prince Edward and Brock elementary … [Read more...] about Windsor Star: School board introduces ESL component to summer learning program
"While most seven- and eight-year-olds are passing the time away this summer," reports Ian McInroy of the Barrie Examiner, "groups of students across Simcoe County are in learning mode, and they're loving it." "The Simcoe County District School Board's summer learning program for grades 2 and 3 … [Read more...] about Barrie Examiner: “Simcoe County students getting head start on learning”
"In order to keep kids sharp over the holidays," reports Dane Wanniarachige of The Windsor Star, "the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board’s Summer Learning Program offers an academic refresher blended with summer camp activities." Read the full article here. … [Read more...] about Windsor Star: “Summer learning program keeps kids sharp”
(See our FAQ for additional information about Summer Learning Programs in Ontario) Welcome to the Ontario Summer Learning website! Developed by the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE), this site aims to support and assist provincial school boards in the implementation of summer … [Read more...] about Welcome to Summer Learning in Ontario!
"A new Sarnia summer camp might look a bit familiar to local kids — its cabins are classrooms, its counsellors are teachers, and its campers are also students — but this isn’t the summer school of nightmares," says Chris O'Gorman of the Sarnia Observer. "Instead, the St. Clair Summer Learning Camp … [Read more...] about Sarnia Observer: “New Sarnia summer camp puts twist on reading, writing and arithmetic”